Firefighter & Firefighter/Paramedic
Deadline: July 16, 2018
Salary: $70,033.60 – $93,853.76 Annually
Anaheim Fire & Rescue provides emergency fire protection and medical services to residents and visitors of the City of Anaheim. We are recruiting individuals to join us in our mission to ensure the safety and welfare of the public we serve through the services we provide. As a valued member of our team, you will demonstrate the values of the organization, provide a high level of customer service, participate in all phases of emergency operations, and assist in the performance of emergency fire suppression, medical treatment, and life rescue.
This recruitment will yield an eligible list of Firefighter candidates for our 2019 Firefighter Academy. Candidates that are State of California licensed paramedics may also be eligible for available Firefighter Paramedic positions which are eligible for an additional Paramedic Assignment Pay (15% of top step of Firefighter I – $4.83 per hour).
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Graduation from a California Office of the Fire Marshal State Fire Training accredited Firefighter I Academy. (http://osfm.fire.ca.gov/training/accreditedacademies.php) If your program is not listed, it is your responsibility to obtain documentation from the California Office of the Fire Marshal stating your program’s accreditation.
State of California certification as an Emergency Medical Technician I and Defibrillation.
An American Heart Association CPR certification.
If paramedic: A valid State of California Paramedic Licensure.
Individuals hired with a specialty certification/license, including but not limited to paramedic, urban search and rescue, and hazardous materials, must maintain a certification/license in that specialty for the duration of their employment; provided however, that this requirement may be waived by the Fire Chief, with the concurrence of the Human Resources Director, if, in their professional judgment, such a waiver is warranted by the particular circumstances.
Applications will be accepted until Monday, July 16, 2018 at 5:00PM. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.
The selection process may include, but is not limited to a written exam, Hogan Personality Inventory, oral interviews, and an interview with the Fire Chief. Tentative dates and descriptions are provided below:
The written exam is scheduled for Saturday, August 4, 2018.
The oral interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of August 20 or 27.
Interviews with the Fire Chief are tentatively scheduled for mid-September.
Further selection steps include a medical examination, which includes drug/alcohol screening, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, and background investigation. The interview with the background investigator and completion of the background investigation will include, but is not limited to, verification and evaluation of any present and/or past use of drugs, driving and employment history.
- Any illegal use, sales, or possession of a drug classified as an opiate (heroin, opium, etc.) or PCP.
- Any use of cocaine, methamphetamine, hallucinogens (GHB, MDMA/ecstasy, ketamine, etc.) within five years of date of application.
- Any illegal use of anabolic steroids within three years of date of application.
- A pattern or history of irresponsibility as evidenced by debt collections, civil judgments, failure to pay, late payments, etc.
- Two or more at-fault traffic collisions within three years of the date of application.
- Conviction of a hit-and run offense.
- Any driver’s license suspension within five years of date of application.
- Conviction of a felony crime.
- Conviction of any misdemeanor crime within five years of application.
- Any conviction as an adult, of any misdemeanor crime involving domestic violence, sexual-related offenses or crimes against children.
- Any conviction as an adult, of a theft or larceny crime.
- Use of cocaine, methamphetamine, hallucinogens (GHB, MDMA/ecstasy, ketamine, etc.) previous to five years of application.
- Prior marijuana use.
- Prior nitrous oxide use.
- Illegal use of anabolic steroids previous to three years of application.
- Illegal use of a hypodermic needle/ syringe.
- A bankruptcy within the past three years of date of application.
- More than one moving violation in the past 12 months, and/or three or more moving citations within the past three years, and/or five or more moving citations within the past five years of date of application.
Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position. Stating “See Resume'” is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. The City of Anaheim uses E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both work authorization and identity.
Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communication through U.S. mail.
How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.